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Shiskine - with the beach behind, the sea, and the islands
1 of 27Shiskine - with the beach behind, the sea, and the islands
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Gairloch, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Shiskine is a self catering holiday apartment in the small and quiet crofting community of Aultgrishan, 8 miles north of Gairloch, right on the coast, with stunning views over The Minch to the Isle of Skye, The Shiant Isles, and the Isles of Harris and Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. There is access to the sandy beach just behind the house.

The apartment will provide you with a little bit of luxury for your stay. The two ensuite bedrooms are furnished with handmade rustic furniture made from reclaimed wood and include king size beds and luxury white egyptian cotton bedding. Each room also has a Freeview HD TV. Each ensuite is tiled, with white WC, handbasin, heated towel rail and shower.

The lounge area includes a leather sofa and armchair,, a pine farmhouse table and chairs, Freeview HD TV and DVD player. there is also a large entrance...
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Listing #HL8467438
About the Owner
Mark L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
As we live on the ground floor of the property we are usually around each day and so can help if you have any queries or need information or help.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wide variety of walks, local attractions/activities. Great range of dvds for those wet days. Very clean, modern & comfortable accomdation with helpful & friendly hosts.

Thank Keith R
Shiskine1, VR Owner at Shiskine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to Shiskine, and for your review. It was a pleasure to meet you and we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Wow, what can we say Shiskine is a gorgeous place to stay and the views are magnificent. Mark and Maria are so lucky to live there and be able to offer this appartment as a holiday let. The appartment is spacious, well maintained and clean....More

Thank Hilary C
Shiskine1, VR Owner at Shiskine, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you Hilary for this review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay - what a delightful family you are! Yes I suppose the Velux windows in the lounge area prevent you from watching the view change when you are sitting down on the...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

This was a return visit, after we had visited in August 2016. Glad to say that we were not disappointed on our return visit, as this really is top quality accommodation hosted by two knowledgable owners who have an excellent insight of the local area...More

Thank Jim B
Shiskine1, VR Owner at Shiskine, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you for the review Jim. It was really great to have you all here and see you again. It was a lovely week. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
This is a remote and quiet area of the Highlands, and your consideration for the natural and unspoiled environment will be appreciated.
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Queens
    1 Twin
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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 4 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
26 Oct 2018
3 nights
27 Oct 2018 -
15 Dec 2018
3 nights
5 Jan 2019 -
29 Mar 2019
3 nights
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About the neighbourhood
Shiskine is situated in the small crofting community of Aultgrishan, 8 miles north of Gairloch, on the Wester Ross coast. A beautiful drive from Gairloch along the spectacular coastline. From here you can look over The Minch to the Isle of Skye, The Shiant Isles, and the Isles of Harris and Lewis in the Outer Hebrides.
The village of Gairloch has restaurants with bars, convenience stores, churches, petrol station, doctors's surgery and many other facilities.
Getting around
We are in a remote area of the Scottish Highlands and a car is essential.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 130.0 km
Railway: Achnasheen: 60.0 km
Ferry: Ullapool: 85.0 km
You will need to take the road to Melvaig out of Gairloch – a scenic drive along the coastline. After about 3 miles you will pass the Sands campsite on your left. From here on the road is single track. After about another 5 miles you will pass the Aultgrishan sign at the side of the road. Follow the bend round, out of the trees,and Shiskine is on your left.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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